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1996 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1996 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

1996 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Conference Big East
1996 record 4–7 (3–4 Big East)
Head coach Johnny Majors (8th year)
Offensive coordinator Ken Karcher (4th year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach (4th year)
Base defense Multiple 4–3
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)

The 1996 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1996 college football season.


Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Aug. 31 7:30 p.m. West Virginia Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) ESPN L 0–34   54,612
Sat. Sep. 7 7:00 p.m. Kent State* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 52–14   24,374
Sat. Sep. 14 7:00 p.m. Houston* Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 35–42 OT  27,648
Sat. Sep. 21 12:30 p.m. at #7 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 0–72   93,959
Sat. Sep. 28 12:00 p.m. at #10 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN+ L 0–45   32,747
Sat. Oct. 5 1:30 p.m. Temple Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 53–52   30,054
Sat. Oct. 12 12:00 p.m. at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) ESPN+ L 7–55   45,103
Sat. Oct. 26 12:00 p.m. at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN+ L 21–22   43,625
Thu. Oct. 31 8:00 p.m. Boston College Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN W 20–13   26,313
Sat. Nov. 16 2:30 p.m. at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) NBC L 6–60   59,075
Sat. Nov. 30 12:00 p.m. Rutgers Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 24–9   21,772
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff

Team Players drafted into the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
No Players Selected

Awards and honors


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